(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
Alarming figures of the decrease of the Jewish population in the Republic of Lithuania became known here.
In the city of Shavli alone, an important industrial center in Lithuania, the Jewish population has decreased from forty per cent of the total population to twenty-five per cent. Before the war the Jewish population in the city numbered 35,000, while at present there are only 21,000.
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